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Cyrielle Auffray

Manager - GDI Americas

As a Manager at GDI Americas, Cyrielle leads projects and supports initiatives in GDI’s jobs and livelihoods portfolio, such as the Global Opportunity Youth Network (GOYN), for which she provides strategic support and leads learning activities. Prior to joining GDI, Cyrielle was working as a Strategy Manager for the UK development finance institution (CDC Group), a government-backed investment fund deploying capital in Africa and South Asia to support private sector development and job creation. Cyrielle started her career as a management consultant with Accenture, delivering projects for private and public sector clients in France and in the UK.

Cyrielle holds a Master’s Degree in Development Studies from the University of Oxford and a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from SciencesPo Paris. She is currently based in Washington, D.C. In her personal time, Cyrielle enjoys hiking in the Appalachians and looking for new bird species in her neighborhood.